Northtown's last two cascade-green EMDs paired together working mainline road freights, a change from the transfers they typically worked.
The pair would be split up after their return trip day... (more)
The Burlington Northern came into existence nearly 51 years ago. However, it merged into BNSF and became a part of history 25 years ago. That said, an ever-popular pair of cascade green EMDs have ... (more)
Northtown's last two Cascade Green EMDs make a trip westbound in golden light. The power has been well sought after by railfans, and for good reason. The transcon was once a BN playground, now gre... (more)
Northtown's last two Cascade Green EMDs make a trip westbound in golden light. Just days ago was BNSF's 25th Anniversary, but this had an all Burlington Northern-feel, which turned 50 earlier this... (more)
If you can beleive it, "Cascade Green" has lasted 50 years. Slowly but surely, what remains of BN some 25 years after the BNSF merger is going away. Green SD60Ms weren't too hard to find a few yea... (more)
The 2018 Pumpkin Express on the Osceola and St. Croix Valley Railway. After a number of years using the SD9, the change was made to use the 325 (possibly at my request). The train looked excellent... (more)
Three SD40-2s accelerate out of Anoka headed for their final destination of Northtown Yard in Minneapolis.
The NLR "greenies" perform switching at the LPG facility in Rockville. The old geeps are running on borrowed time now as new power is rumored to arrive in the winter, putting these class... (more)
A trio of BNSF SD40-2s and a BNSF SD70MAC escape severe thunderstorms to the south and east as it heads for Dilworth.
Minnesota Transportation Museum's former Great Northern SDP40 #325 sits on the turntable of the Jackson Street Roundhouse. The locomotive was temporarily patched as its old self, BN 6399. The unit... (more)
A trio of BNSF EMDs hustles uphill around the curve entering the town of Lincoln. The power barely fits in a sucker hole of sunlight. The third unit is a GP38-2B.
A trio of BNSF SD40-2s, two in BN paint, lead an eastbound manifest through a massive snowstorm.
A-B-A EMDs lead this long road freight from Dilworth yard to Northtown yard.
Leading is ex-BN SD40-2 #1997, still in green paint. Trailing is a unique GP38-2B, followed by another SD40-2.
Great Northern SDP40 #325, once the last active passenger locomotive on BNSF's roster until 2009, sits out in the winter sun at the ex-GN Jackson Street Roundhouse.
Built in 1966, this locomoti... (more)
NLR #1411, built 67 years ago as GN #611, is still earning its keep hauling freight. On this day, it had just arrived with a delivery of wind turbine blades from St. Cloud.